Thought for Today:
An uncut gem goes not sparkle.
Today's Highlight in History:
1927：Founder of American Girl Scouts Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low died on January 17 at the age of 67. Girl Scouts was originally modeled after the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, organizations created in Great Britain by Sir Robert Baden-Powell during the early 20th cent. Good citizenship and service are stressed in their activities, which focus on such fields as science, math, technology, physical fitness, the arts, and the outdoors. There are some 3.5 million scouts and adult volunteers in the United States.
1991: Gulf War broke out on Juanuary 17. Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of approximately 30 nations mandated by the United Nations and led by the United States.The United Nations forces, called the Coalition, expelled Iraqi troops from Kuwait in March 1991.